European Green Toad
European green toad is a species of toad occurring in continental Europe, Asia and North Africa. The species has the ability to change its color in response to light and temperature changes. Females are larger than males.
|Scientific Name||Bufo viridis|
|Size||Up to 6 in|
|Color||Green to dark brown or sometimes red spots on the back with white or lightly colored belly|
|Distribution||Continental Europe, Asia, North Africa|
|Habitat||Steppes, mountainous areas, semi-deserts, urban areas|
|Diet||A wide variety of insects and invertebrates, mainly crickets, small butterflies, earthworms, meal worms, beetles, moths, and caterpillars|
|Hibernation Fact||Hibernate during winter|
|Breeding Season||February to July|
|Mode of Reproduction||Oviparous (egg laying)|
|Clutch Size||9,000 to 15,000 eggs|
|Average Lifespan||7 to 10 years|
|IUCN Conservation Status||Least Concern|
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Published on April 29th 2017 by staff under Toads. Article was last reviewed on 30th September 2019.